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Finding space to garden

So you want to garden but lack the space to do so? You're not alone. Countless people in every city in the world either live in apartments,…

Started by ChristopherLatest Reply

What is Organic Gardening? Why should I do it?

Organic Gardening means this: - to grow ones food without the aid of chemically derived fertilizers, fungicides, insecticides, pesticides,…

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Treating wood?

Hi, I made some raised beds to grow veggies in out of untreated macrocarpa planks, because I didnt want any of those nasty chemicals leachi…

Started by kim

12 Jan 24, 2013
Reply by kiwi brown

Organic treatment for white butterflys

Hi folks, A quick question: we have bee hives at our cooperative garden. What is the best way to control white butterflys and their caterpi…

Started by Steph Clout

0 Sep 24, 2012

Strawberry root weevil

Two years ago our strawberry plants were suffering badly from what I think it strawberry root weevil. I took all the plants up, dusted as m…

Started by Alice

1 Jan 8, 2012
Reply by Christopher

Starting from scratch

Hi,We have the wonderful (?) opportunity to start from scratch in a reasonable sized backyard (its a rental and our landlord is keen for us…

Started by Karen

7 Aug 24, 2010
Reply by Karen

My mystery bugs - how to get rid of them?!

Forgive me if this discussion has already been addressed - I'm not too sure how to search on ooooby yet.  A few different bug questions her…

Started by Vicki Hill

4 Feb 26, 2010
Reply by Vicki Hill

orange tree problems

Our organic orchard orange tree (Valencia Orange from Koanga) is not looking too good. It has been fed and watered but leaves are falling o…

Started by Simon and Bronwyn Harvey

0 Jan 24, 2010

Massive overgrown weed problem!

Hi, We've recently moved into a new (old) rental and together with the owner are wanting to turn the backyard, which is currently in a tota…

Started by Karen

15 Jan 7, 2010
Reply by Karen

Need advice for planting passion fruit & fruit trees

Hi, We're such novices it's embarrassing LOL! We would like to plant a passion fruit vine along the eastern fence of our yard, along with o…

Started by Karen

3 Dec 11, 2009
Reply by Yvonne Nikolaison

Pests and their Organic Solutions

....So this is a big one, and I'm sure we'll all have a variety of solutions for each one. Please add what you've tried and what has worked…

Started by Christopher

11 Dec 10, 2009
Reply by Yvonne Nikolaison

The beginning -- getting rid of the lawn

Getting rid of lawns is one of my favorite activities....not that I dislike lawns,...there's just something indescribably satisfying about…

Started by Christopher

3 Oct 13, 2009
Reply by Linnéa Lindstroem


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